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Iwo Jima

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishIwo JimaI‧wo Ji‧ma /ˌiːwəʊ ˈdʒiːmə/  an island in the Pacific Ocean belonging to Japan, where US forces won a very difficult battle in World War II. There is a statue in Washington, D.C., of US marines raising the US flag on Iwo Jima after they had won the battle.
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